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People

Total Population 620
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 182
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,688
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $58,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,361

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,667
% Above Poverty Level 61.1%
% Below Poverty Level 38.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $585
Median House Value $80,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 6.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Towson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Choctaw
Standard Zip Codes 74735
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.018
Longitude -95.266

Fort Towson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HUGO
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station ANTLERS
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station IDABEL
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hugo 5,277 $31,521
Millerton 287 $35,500
Rattan 289 $47,500
Sawyer 354 $49,375
Valliant 843 $33,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fort Towson High Schools

FORT TOWSON HS
205 N.W. 3RD STREET
580-873-2325
A Title I School.
Serves 136 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.7

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